In some situations, we can use "were" with "I" although its grammatically wrong. But somehow it's being used many times, I don't know the situations any idea guys??
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I were, used in the kind of contexts Irene has mentioned in her comment, has traditionally been regarded as a subjunctive from. It is certainly grammatical. The authors of ‘The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language’, however, refer to it as 'irrealis, indicating that it conveys varying degrees of remoteness from factuality.' Their view is that the difference between were and was in such constructions ‘is one of style level . . . were [being] somewhat more formal than was.
It’s not grammatically wrong.
We use “If I were,” “if he were” etc. for:
You can use this structure particularly when writing about something hypothetical, unlikely, or contrary to fact.
"I wish I were a sea cucumber." This is grammatically right, as this mood is used to express a wish or possible situation that is currently not true.
protected by Rathony Jul 18 at 11:15
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